Gorytes quinquecinctus (Fabricius 1793) (Family Crabronidae)


Male

Length: Male 8-11mm, Female 10-13mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) ? (Earliest: 13.7)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Food:
(Stocked by Female for Larva)

Paralysed Philaenus spumarius
Possible Food:
(Stocked by Female for Larva)

Paralysed Cicadellidae
Food:
(Adult)

Angelica sylvestris Nectar
Nest:
Bare Ground
Mimics:
Sericomyia silentis
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae


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